Adelotus brevis (Günther, 1863)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Limnodynastidae > Genus: Adelotus > Species: Adelotus brevis

Cryptotis brevis Günther, 1863, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 3, 11: 27. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.20.3 (formerly 1863.6.16.95), according to Tyler, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 394, and Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 13. Type locality: "Clarence River", New South Wales, Australia.

Adelotus brevisOgilby, 1907, Proc. R. Soc. Queensland, 20: 32, by implication.

English Names

Tusked Frog (Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 174; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 102; Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 93; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 348; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 72).

Distribution

Great Dividing Range and coast from central-eastern Queensland to east-central New South Wales, Australia.

Comment

See Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 175, and Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2, for accounts. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 623. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 72-73. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 7, provided a polygon distribution map. 

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